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Anuncio de la publicación del Plan de Acción para la Primera Infancia del condado de Durham

October 4, 2021

En el condado de Durham hay casi 35.000 niños de 0 a 8 años.  Creemos que todos y cada uno de los niños merecen crecer en una comunidad donde puedan PROSPERAR. Consulte las metas y estrategias compartidas para apoyar a las familias de Durham con niños pequeños en el Plan de Acción para la Primera…

Announcing the Release of Durham County’s Early Childhood Action Plan

October 4, 2021

There are nearly 35,000 children from birth through age 8 in Durham County. We believe each and every child deserves to grow up in a community where they can THRIVE. Check out Durham’s shared goals and strategies to support Durham’s families with young children in Durham’s Early Childhood Action Plan.  We encourage you to… Get…

NC Child Care Stabilization Grants

October 4, 2021

The North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants will be available soon through DCDEE to assist child care programs with the fixed costs of child care and compensation support for staff. This grant is available for all licensed private child care programs, family child care homes, and faith-based child care programs in North Carolina. The application for North Carolina…

New Online Hub Launches for Durham Families

October 1, 2021

Durham families now have a new resource at their fingertips! Nurturing Durham is an online hub designed to introduce families to free and low-cost programs available in our community to support them during a child’s early years – from the prenatal period through age 8. Fortunately, in Durham, there are many organizations offering a wide…

A Welcome from Durham PreK

September 13, 2021

A welcome from Dr. Linda Chappel, Sr. Vice President at CCSA for Triangle Area Child Care Resource and Referral and the project lead for Durham PreK Welcome back to school! We are excited to be working together in-person to serve our four-year-olds in supportive group learning environments, while following safety guidelines in the ChildCareStrongNC Public…

Family Resources for the New School Year

August 4, 2021

The new school year has begun, and we want to welcome you to the start of your pre-K experience in Durham. We are so excited to have you become part of our program, and we know your teachers are excited to get to know you and your family! School Year Resources Here are a few…

Durham Summer Meal Sites

July 21, 2021

There are a few resources across Durham County that help families find meals. All of the information below is from the End Hunger Durham Food Resources page. We’ve included it on our website to allow viewers to translate into their preferred language. Visit End Hunger Durham Site The Searchable List of Durham Food Pantries open to…

Durham PreK Teacher Spotlight – June 2021

June 16, 2021

Durham PreK is committed to high-quality early education, and one way we support that is through weekly technical assistance and coaching with Durham PreK teachers and directors. Each month, we highlight some of the incredible work our teachers and students are doing. Check out the highlights from May and June below! Classroom Highlights Triangle Day…

Durham PreK Teacher Spotlight – April 2021

April 21, 2021

Durham PreK is committed to high-quality early education, and one way we support that is through weekly technical assistance and coaching with Durham PreK teachers and directors. Each month, we highlight some of the incredible work our teachers and students are doing. Check out the highlights from March and April below! Classroom Highlights Another Beautiful…

Voces en la Comunidad – April 2021

April 21, 2021

Rompiendo los estereotipos con los niños en edad preescolar In English Este mes, hablamos con la Sra. Belle Bayron del Children ‘s Campus en Southpoint sobre cómo abordar los estereotipos con los niños en edad preescolar. Los niños comienzan a aprender acerca de los estereotipos durante sus primeros años e incluso comienzan a reconocerlos cuando…

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UPDATE: The Durham PreK Governance Committee voted on August 19, 2021 to waive parent fees for the 2021-2022 school year. The Durham PreK Application is still open! Click here to access the application information and materials.